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  • 2 Year | Full Time
  • Needham Market Football Club
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

This course is delivered by Needham Market Academy which operates an elite football excellence and education programme for students of any gender. There is a combination of practical playing with academic achievement and life skills. The course provides students with an excellent stepping stone to combine progression in football, sports coaching, physical education and sports development.

Needham Market Academy deliver elite coaching, match provision and teaching all at Needham Market Football Club. Students will receive individual and team coaching from our highly qualified coaching team as well as guidance on individual fitness, nutritional advice, and regular appraisals to monitor progress both on and off the pitch.

The stimulating and employer-appealing Level 3 Sport explores several areas which enable you to gain a wider insight into areas such as Sports Psychology, Fitness Testing, Anatomy and Physiology, Coaching, and more. This course is ideal for those looking to gain employment in the Sports Industry, and for those aiming to progress onto a Sport-related course at University.

You are required to complete 11 mandatory units including:

  • Sports Leadership
  • Coaching and Leading for Participation
  • Sports Psychology
  • Physical Education
  • Care of Young People

In addition, you will have 3 externally assessed units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Sport and Well-being
  • Development/ Provision of Sport and Physical Activity

The study programme is assessed using a variety of vocationally relevant methods which reflect the industry, including presentations, observations, written reports, and discussions.

Students are also required to take part in relevant work experience in a sport setting and may also have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications in Fitness Instructing, Coaching, and Sports Leaders.

Course highlights

  • Coaching/ nutrition
  • Leadership
  • Fitness Testing/ training
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Representing Needham Market Football Club
  • Highest ranked non-league club in Suffolk

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